1425 E High St
Bryan, OH 43506
419-633-4317
419-633-4319 (Fax)
Donna Sprow, Executive Director
Senior Centers Home Delivered Meals New Transportation Policy Information Resources
Special Events Links for Seniors Newsletter Contact Us

Administrative Offices of the Williams County Department of Aging
have moved to 1425 E. High Street
(next to the Don North Municipal Building)

 

RECYCLE UNUSED CELL PHONES ! ! !
Williams County Department of Aging collects old, unused cell phones to raise funds for transportation by sending to a recycler.  Drop off your old cell phones at any senior center or the main office at 1425 E. High St., Bryan.

 

 

BECOME A
VOLUNTEER!

Volunteer Guardian Program

Volunteer Guardian Application

Please click the link above for more information about the Volunteer Guardian Program. Or call 419-633-4317 and ask for Melissa Cronin. Please click the link above to print an Application Form.  Return it to: 
                           Melissa Cronin, LSW
                           1425 E High St.
                           Bryan, OH  43506
email: vgp.williamscounty@gmail.com

 








 

 

Senior Centers Open Monday through Friday - 
Bryan, Montpelier & West Unity
(transportation provided on Friday's)

Senior Centers Open Monday through Thursday -
Edon, Edgerton, Pioneer & Stryker

There's always something happening!

Activities - Hot, Balanced Lunches - Presentations - Classes, Cards - Wellness Programs - Trips
Opportunities for friendships and fellowship

Call your local Senior Center for more information or to make lunch reservations:

Bryan Senior Center
419-636-4047
1201 S. Portland St.
Montpelier Senior Center
419-485-3218
325 N. Jonesville
Edon Area Senior Center
419-272-2070
320 Parkway
(Edon Community Center)
Pioneer Senior Center
100 N. Elm St.
419-737-3095
Pioneer Community Center
Stryker Senior Center
419-682-2083
102 E. Mulberry
West Unity Senior Center
419-924-5447
509 W. Main
(Kissell Community Bldg)
Edgerton Senior Center
419-298-3564
227 Laubach Dr
PO Box 877
(Church of Christ)
 

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HOME DELIVERED MEALS

Older Adults who are unable to come to the center and who find it difficult to shop for and prepare meals are eligible to receive home-delivered meals from the Williams County Department of Aging. The balanced, nutritious meals are prepared and packed at two kitchens, then delivered from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Monday through Friday throughout the entire county. People must be 60 or older and need help to maintain proper nutrition. Our drivers also offer a friendly greeting and quick wellness check with clients. Call your local senior center or the main office to request this service or for more information.

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NEW TRANSPORTATION POLICY

Our need for medical transportation has increased greatly - so to better accommodate you the Department of Aging has established a new policy when transporting for medical appointments. Below are the latest times we will be accepting appointments for certain locations. Please consider these times when you are scheduling, then give us a 24 hr notice. Our drivers will be prompt in picking you up for such appointments and will have a maximum waiting time of 10 minutes so try and be ready when your driver arrives. We appreciate your cooperation and hope this will help us in providing the best and most efficient service.  Thanks you.

Appointment Times

Location of Appointments

11:30 a.m.

Toledo, Lima, Swanton, Grand Rapids & Bowling Green

11:30 a.m.

Cities in the States of Indiana and Michigan

1:00 p.m.

Fulton, Henry and Defiance Counties

1:30 p.m.

Cities within Williams County

ONLY morning appointments for Retina Vitreous Associates and T.L.C. Bryan

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INFORMATION AND REFERRAL/OUTREACH

Williams County Department of Aging is an excellent resource for information on any aging issue including insurance, senior living options, PASSPORT, services and resources.  Equipment such as bath aids and wheelchairs are for loan--call 419-633-4317.  In addition, the Bryan and Montpelier Senior Centers house caregiver and Alzheimer's libraries with materials available for loan.
Independent Living Assistance can help with errands, shopping, bill paying.  Call the office at 419-633-4317
Farmers' Market Coupons can save older adults $50 during the produce season when shopping at stands from June until October.  Applications must be filled out and mailed to Area Office On Aging. Call 419-633-4317 to get an application.
Lifesaving Information for Emergencies (L.I.F.E.) - Project offers forms to provide emergency information when you are unable to speak for yourself.  Visit any senior center or 201 E. High St., Ste 2, Bryan to pick up L.I.F.E. kit.

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SPECIAL EVENTS

Williams County Department of Aging holds special events to celebrate active aging. Monthly evening meals, Trips, Thanksgiving, Volunteer Appreciation and Senior Day at the Fair all offer enjoyable change of pace throughout the year.

ALL SENIOR CENTERS

Sun
Mar 9
SPRING AHEAD - turn your clocks forward 1 hour
Thurs
Mar 13
Birthday & Anniversary Day
Thurs
Mar 20
Stryker Evening Meal
Serving 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Roast Beef, Mashed Potatoes w/Gravy, Green Bean Casserole, Cream Pies, Juice & Roll
Bingo following Dinner
Tues
Mar 25
Business & Industry Show
Come see us there!
Tue
Apr 8
Bryan Evening Mea
Serving 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Roast Beef, Mashed Potatoes w/Gravy, Creamed Peas & onions, Peach Pies & ice cream, Juice & Roll
Bingo following Dinner
Thurs
Apr 10
Birthday & Anniversary Day
Fri
Apr 18
Good Friday Brunch
Serving @10:30
Closing @ 12:00
Thurs
Apr 24
Volunteer & Pizza Day
   

BRYAN SENIOR CENTER

  Every Wednesday from March 5 - April 23
Class on how to prevent falls
10:00 - noon
Tues
Mar 4
Fat Tuesday
Mon
Mar 17
St. Patrick's Day
bring in green snacks to share
Thurs
Mar 27
Craft Day
10:30 
Thurs
Apr 3
Wear Pretty Pastels
Fri
Apr 11
Hillside Bingo
We are hosting there
Leaving @ 9:30
Wed
Apr 30
1:00 deliver May baskets to Genesis Health Care
   

EDGERTON SENIOR CENTER

  March & April have 9 Euchre days
(which are every Monday & Tuesday)
Mon
Mar 17
St. Patrick's Day
Wear Green!
Wed
Mar 19
Bingo @ Hillside Anna's House
2:30
Mon
Mar 24
Senior Night Out
Wed
Mar 26
1:30 make your own sundae
Wed
April 16
Easter Bingo after lunch
Mon
Apr 28
Senior Night Out
   

EDON SENIOR CENTER

Mon
Mar 3
Maumee Valley Program on Depression
Week of Mar 10 COLOR WEEK
Tue
Mar 18
4:00 Dinner Out
Rogers Harvest House
Wed
Apr 16
4:00 Dinner Out
China Garden, Bryan
   

MONTPELIER SENIOR CENTER

  Cardio Dance Monday - Thursday 4:30
Line Dance every Wednesday 12:45
Tue
Mar 18
5:00 Opdycke Jam
Fri
Mar 21
10:30 Dottie Vollmer & Jil Richards
Senior Legal Issues
Tue
Apr 15
5:00 Opdycke Jam
Tue
Apr 22
Earth Day
10:30 program on Recycling by Kim Shoup
Fri
Apr 25
Alternate way of gardening
by Donnie Vollmer
Mon
Apr 28
Open Meeting with Donna
   

PIONEER SENIOR CENTER

Wed
Mar 5
Chat with Donna
Mon
Mar 10
10:30 Maumee Valley Guidance Center
Healthy Ideas
Mon
Mar 17
10:30 Junior High Quiz Bowl
Tue
Mar 25
Dinner out in Hamilton
Wed
Apr 2
Chat with Donna
Tue
Apr 15
Make Easter Baskets for Home Delivered Seniors
Wed
Apr 23
10:30 High School Musical will perform
Tue
Apr 29
9:30 Movie Day
   

STRYKER SENIOR CENTER

  Every Monday @ 11:00 Exercise Class
Tue
Mar 4
11:00 Mardi Gras Party
Snack & Games
Tue
Mar 11
Dinner Night Out in Bryan
Tue
Mar 25
10:45 Make Bunny pins for friends @QRC
Mon
Mar 31
10:00 - 12:00 Class on Session Zero
  Matter of Balance Program every Monday in April
12:30
   

WEST UNITY SENIOR CENTER

  Euchre Tournament March 3, 4, 24 & 25
Tue
Mar 11
Senior Night Out @ Amigos
  Euchre Tournament April 7, 8, 21 & 22
Tue
Apr 1
Tongue Twisters Crossword Puzzle
Fri
Apr 4
Walk in the Park (weather permitting)
Tue
Apr 15
Senior Night Out @ Wynns
   

 

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LINKS FOR SENIORS

Area Office on Aging of Northwest Ohio/PASSPORT
Ohio Department of Aging (Golden Buckeye)
National Council on the Aging
Senior Information Site
Information for Consumers about Nursing Homes/Assisted Living
Social Security
Medicare
Individualized Benefit Review
National Institutes of Health
Better Business Bureau Smart Senior Program
AARP

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  NEWSLETTER 

January/February 2014

March/April 2014

 

 

 

 

 

The department's monthly newsletter has recipes, news, information along with calendars and menus. Would you like to receive a newsletter? Contact Donna Sprow at dsprow@wmsco.org.

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SENIOR CENTERS:
BRYAN - 419-636-4047
EDGERTON - 419-298-3564
EDON - 419-272-2070
MONTPELIER - 419-485-3218
PIONEER - 419-737-3095
STRYKER - 419-682-2083
WEST UNITY - 419-924-5447

DEPARTMENT OF AGING:
1425 E. High Street
Bryan, OH 43506
419-633-4317
419-633-4319 (Fax)
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday thru Friday
Donna Sprow, Executive Director
e-mail dsprow@wmsco.org

 

 

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